Author Topic: Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?  (Read 438 times)

KnotMe

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Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?
« on: April 27, 2020, 03:40:56 AM »
Just trying to shortcut my book research: Is there a formulaic method of expanding a 4L THK length-wise (bight-wise).  I probably have most of the books if there's a quick page reference.  8)  Thanks, guys.

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Re: Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2020, 05:49:50 AM »
I don't think you can add bights once the knot has 4 leads the way you can add bights with a 3 lead Turks Head.  You can add bights when it is a 2 lead knot, before you expand it into a 4 lead knot, but once you are over 3 leads, there is no easy way to add bights without also adding leads.

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Re: Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2020, 06:45:27 PM »
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KnotMe

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Re: Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2020, 12:33:33 AM »
Interesting chart, Groundline.  Is it just for validation or can it be used somehow for construction?

Until I learn more about expansion techniques I'll just cheat with http://freakinsweetapps.com/knots/knotgrid/advanced.html to print out guides.   ;D

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Re: Lengthwise expansion of 4L THK?
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2020, 01:01:19 AM »
The chart tells you what you can and can't do.



Knotgrid shows you how.
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